Category Archives: Culture and History

Japan’s retirees heading back to work as firms face labor shortages

Japan’s retirees heading back to work as firms face labor shortages

Japan’s retirees heading back to work as firms face labor shortages Some companies are bringing retirees back into the office to pass on know-how gained through decades on the job….

8 types of customer that irk supermarket store clerks in Japan

8 types of customer that irk supermarket store clerks in Japan

8 types of customer that irk supermarket store clerks in Japan A lot has been said about Japanese service and the attitude that “the customer is god” but that doesn’t…

Star Fox Zero’s tear-jerking ending tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero’s tear-jerking ending tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero’s tear-jerking ending tribute to late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata Last summer when Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata passed away, it left a mark on the gaming community like…

Love kabuki? Now’s your chance to take the stage as an actor — if you have the cash

Love kabuki? Now’s your chance to take the stage as an actor — if you have the cash

Love kabuki? Now’s your chance to take the stage as an actor — if you have the cash Of Japan’s performing arts, kabuki might be the most well-known internationally. From…

Filipino youths with special needs find their place in the world through art and awareness

Filipino youths with special needs find their place in the world through art and awareness

Filipino youths with special needs find their place in the world through art and awareness The work of many young Filipino artists living with autism was recently showcased to celebrate…

This drone-shot bird’s-eye video of Tokyo’s sakura is absolutely stunning 【Video】

This drone-shot bird’s-eye video of Tokyo’s sakura is absolutely stunning 【Video】

This drone-shot bird’s-eye video of Tokyo’s sakura is absolutely stunning 【Video】   Click here to view original web page at en.rocketnews24.com Want to discuss about the post you just read?…

Okinoumi ends Kotoshogiku’s unbeaten start at Spring Basho

Okinoumi ends Kotoshogiku’s unbeaten start at Spring Basho

Okinoumi ends Kotoshogiku’s unbeaten start at Spring Basho OSAKA – Kotoshogiku’s quest to reach the ultimate rank of yokozuna took a hit with shock first defeat at the hands of…

Denmark named happiest nation; Japan frowns at 53rd

Denmark named happiest nation; Japan frowns at 53rd

Denmark named happiest nation; Japan frowns at 53rd NEW YORK – Denmark and Switzerland are the No. 1 and No. 2 happiest nations, while crisis-torn Syria and Burundi are the…

10 things foreigners in Japan notice about Japanese phone culture

10 things foreigners in Japan notice about Japanese phone culture

10 things foreigners in Japan notice about Japanese phone culture TOKYO — Life’s really changed since we all graduated from flip-phones to smartphones. Now we all have tiny computers in…

Energetic schoolgirl’s “Pension dance” commercial for Nagano bank isn’t easy to forget

Energetic schoolgirl’s “Pension dance” commercial for Nagano bank isn’t easy to forget

Energetic schoolgirl’s “Pension dance” commercial for Nagano bank isn’t easy to forget This dance and and its accompanying are currently stuck in people’s heads around Japan. Nagano Prefecture’s JA Bank…